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BA workers call second two-week walkout as bosses play dirty

06 July 2017
British Airways (BA) cabin crew are halfway through one two-week walkout – and they’ve called another. The Unite union members from BA’s “mixed fleet” are fighting poverty pay.

Huge demo in London shows the mood to get the Tories out - and for an alternative

04 July 2017
Last week’s protest showed ordinary people’s determination to fight—and optimism about winning real change

Increase in acid attacks as the state sanctions Islamophobia against Muslims

04 July 2017
A white man poured acid in two Muslims’ faces in a ‘hate crime’ in London last week—a sign that the government’s anti-terror strategy is stirring up racism, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Unite union calls two weeks of strikes at British Airways over poverty pay

20 June 2017
The Unite union has called a two-week strike by “mixed fleet” cabin crew at British Airways (BA), and vowed to take the firm to court.

Teachers begin strikes at two schools in Ealing to say no to academies

20 June 2017
Teachers at two west London schools were out on strike on Tuesday of this week. NUT union members at Drayton Green primary school began a two-day strike on Tuesday. Those at Dormers Wells High School began a three-day strike.

Union leader tells Forest Hill School strikers - ‘Keep up the fight for education’

20 June 2017
NUT union general secretary Kevin Courtney has congratulated pickets at Forest Hill School for striking over cuts – and urged them to keep fighting.

LSE cleaners strike continues in defiance of management threats

23 May 2017
Cleaners employed by outsourcing firm Noonan at the LSE university on Wednesday continued their strike for equal pay and conditions as workers employed directly by the LSE. Cleaners currently get the statutory minimum sick pay of just £83.95 a week for a maximum of 28 weeks.

As London stabbings highlight knife crime - police stop and search is no answer

23 May 2017
A series of tragic deaths from stabbings has highlighted the issue of “knife crime” in London.

Activists say, we’re going to teach the Tories a lesson over school funding cuts

09 May 2017
The Tories are in crisis over their planned education cuts. The first copy of the Evening Standard newspaper edited by former chancellor George Osborne last week ran a front page on the crisis.

Cops come under fire after alleged assault during High Wycombe stop and search

09 May 2017
A police stop and search of a vehicle in High Wycombe in Buckinghamshire has led to several officers facing allegations of assault and threatening behaviour.

Forest Hill School teachers strike for seventh time to stop school cuts

09 May 2017
Teachers at Forest Hill School struck for the seventh time today, Wednesday, in a battle to stop savage cuts.

Hundreds protest against Israeli ambassador Mark Regev at Soas

02 May 2017
Hundreds of students and their supporters protested outside the School of Oriental and African Studies (Soas) yesterday evening, Thursday, as Israeli ambassador Mark Regev spoke inside.

Fresh strike planned over cuts at Lewisham's Forest Hill School

02 May 2017
NUT union members at Forest Hill School were set to strike on Wednesday this week. The workers are fighting a planned £1.3 million cuts package that Labour-run Lewisham council is trying to impose.

Hackney teachers prepare for strikes to stop school cuts

28 March 2017
Two strikes were set to take place in schools in Hackney, east London, on Thursday.

Protesters take on a rotten housing redevelopment in Southwark

28 March 2017
Around 150 people marched against the proposed redevelopment of vast swathes of Southwark, south London, last Saturday.

One Housing's rent hikes are met with tenants resistance

28 March 2017
Housing associations wants to raise rents by nearly 40 percent for some east London tenants. Alistair Farrow argues that the way to defend homes and win the fight is to get political

Women’s Marches showed we can resist the right and fight for a radically different world

24 January 2017
The Women’s Marches last Saturday were a brilliant boost to everyone struggling for a better world.

Transport shutdown shows the power of workers

10 January 2017
The power of the working class was clearly on display this week. Strikes by Southern Rail, London Underground and British Airways cabin crew workers showed their ability to bring the system to a standstill.

Support the strikers taking on 'Southern Fail' and London Underground

03 January 2017
the Tories are ignoring the woeful service of their favourite rail firm Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR). But Southern rail workers are continuing their fight into the New Year.

RMT members say, ‘this station is non-operational’ as dispute gets serious

13 December 2016
RMT union general secretary Mick Cash has slammed London Underground management for allowing London’s tube stations to descend into chaos as a result of job cuts.

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